Two years on and the doors are finally open…

Source: Weekly Times FROM inception to execution it has been about two years for Costco to enter Ipswich. Today is the day, the doors opened at 8am, and being member-focused, the American retail giant announced its opening, first to members, by direct mailout. Received at the start of April, many thought it was an April…

New train station for East Ipswich

Source: Ipswich First Call for feedback on design from commuters Ipswich commuters and residents are being invited to have their say on concept designs for a new East Ipswich train station. Member for Ipswich Jennifer Howard said artist impressions of the new station could be viewed at the Queensland Rail website and invited the local…

Ipswich shopping centre looks to add tenpin bowling, laser tag, arcade games

Source: Ipswich First Tenpin bowling lovers will have something to smile about if a development application for an indoor entertainment precinct at Orion Springfield Central is approved. The application was lodged last week with Ipswich City Council. It reveals plans for ten pin bowling lanes, laser tag arena, a party room and arcade gaming area…

Ipswich, the new rising star of tourism in Queensland

Source: Ipswich First   The city where heritage meets adventure right in Brisbane’s backyard continues to surge ahead boosted by the tourism sector with new figures showing 1.6 million visitors visited the region in 2018, an increase of 178,000 visitors on the previous year. And Ipswich’s 35% growth in domestic overnight tourism was the fastest…

32 new Queensland Rail train services to start

Source: The Courier Mail   QUEENSLAND Rail has added 32 weekly trains services to the southeast Queensland network which start operating today. The 32 services have been reinstated since being cut in October 2016 due to driver shortages and will operate during peak times. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the reinstated services are a…

Venkatesh Kulkarni and Sneha Rao

Glen’s expertise, confidence and clear vision helped us realise that an investment property was within reach at Springfield Lakes. His knowledge of the area and obvious passion for what he does came across answering all our questions, addressing the myriad of concerns arising from our naivety of the investment property market and process. Right from the…